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Harvest Moon Caramel Corn

Yield Serves 10
Turn ordinary microwave popcorn into an extraordinary caramel snack. Not only is it good for movie night, but it's also a good treat for giving... especially since it makes an abundant amount!

Ingredients

  • 1 (10 1/2-oz.) box microwave popcorn, popped
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

How to Make It

  1. Place popcorn in a lightly greased large roasting pan; set aside. Combine butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and salt in a heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add vanilla and baking soda; stir well and pour over popcorn. Mix well.

  2. Bake at 250° for one hour; stirring occasionally; let cool. Break into pieces and store in an airtight container. Makes 27 cups.

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